Long Weekends: Wine Country

Get a Behind-the-Scenes View of Fall Harvest in Oregon Wine Country

Ready to go beyond the tasting room? Book it to McMinnville.

09/11/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Long Weekends: Across the River

How to Spend the Perfect Long Weekend on the Sunny Side of the Gorge

Like Hood River? Head across the Columbia to White Salmon and Bingen.

09/11/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Whither Willamette?

Will Success Ruin Oregon Wine Country?

Money. Popularity. Climate change. The Willamette Valley is outgrowing its gritty roots.

09/11/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Wine

Oregon's 35 Most Interesting Wines Right Now

It's an exciting time for our homegrown vines. Here, two wine writers weigh in on the state's standout bottles.

09/11/2018 By Paul Gregutt and Jordan Michelman

Cellos & Chardonnay

This Oregon Festival Pairs Chamber Music with Wine

Phenomenal acoustics and pinot noir? The Willamette Valley Chamber Music Festival tunes up for its third year.

08/07/2018 By Emily Davis

Cowabunga

Rib Eyes, Brunch Bloody Marys, and Sprinklers Made Cowabunga One Endless Summer Party

Our inaugural farm-to-table food fest took over Rossi Farms for a three-day love note to local chefs, farmers, ranchers, and artisans.

07/24/2018 By Kelly Clarke, Ramona DeNies, and Zach Dundas

Pop-Ups

Olympia Oyster Bar Launches a Pop-Up on the Oregon Coast

All summer long, Maylin Chavez is shucking, dressing, and baking oysters straight from the source: Nevør Shellfish Farm, right on Netarts Bay.

06/26/2018 By Sydney Dauphinais

Field to Table

Field & Vine's 2018 Dinner Series Kicks Off with a Ticket Giveaway

Like sipping pinot in a vineyard as a multicourse meal unfolds around you? One of these three dozen farm dinners will probably fit your palate.

05/15/2018 By Alena Willbur

School Crush

A Pinot Power Couple Donates $6 Million to Linfield College

The gift creates the world’s first interdisciplinary wine studies major.

04/24/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Oregon Wine Month

Take Your Wine Outside with These 6 Easy-Sipping Events

From an all-gamay partay to the venerated IPNC, here's your ticket to patios, party tents, and pinot.

04/20/2018 By Christine Menges

Pour

Jesus Guillén Once Salvaged Cast-Off Grapes. Now He's Got His Own Winery.

And he's one of the few Mexican Americans to serve as head winemaker at a major label.

03/27/2018 By Emily Gillespie

Wine Country

$6 Million Gift to Linfield College Aims to Professionalize Oregon's Wine Industry

The owners of Domaine Serene have had a good year—and they're funneling that fortune back into the Willamette Valley.

03/08/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Beans N Vines

Gorge on Chili and Wine at Southeast Wine Collective’s Franc & Beans Cook-Off

The Division Street urban winery celebrates the winter pairing you never knew you needed: spicy stew and Cabernet Franc.

01/30/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Take Flight

3 Freewheeling Pacific Northwest Wine Country Escapes

From the vine-covered hills of the Yakima Valley to Oregon’s southernmost wine trail, forgo the usual crush with these DIY adventures.

09/13/2017 Edited by Ramona DeNies

Wine

Wine 101: An Oenophilic Cheat Sheet

From biodynamic to brix, pinot to pét-nat, school yourself before you sip.

09/13/2017 By Ramona DeNies

Wine Picks

The 50 Oregon Wines You Need to Drink Right Now

Eight local wine experts give their top bottle picks for every activity, from stormwatching to drinking while you cook.

09/13/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Vine of the Times

How a Fresh Crop of Winemakers Is Upending Oregon Tradition

From white cab francs to fruity gamays, pinot noir is no longer the only grape in town.

09/13/2017 By Chad Walsh

Wine Country Escapes: Yakima, Syrah!

A Wine Critic on Washington's Up-and-Coming Yakima Valley

"Everything grows well here—except pinot noir."

09/13/2017 By Ramona DeNies

Wine Country Escapes: Rogue Crush

A Vineyard Manager Goes All-In for Southern Oregon Wine

“Some of the best grapes ripen right at the edge of the season. Complexity comes from that extra hang time."

09/13/2017 By Ramona DeNies

Wine Country Escapes: Back to the Land

An Iranian Immigrant Launches a Biodynamic Vineyard in Oregon

"We complain about what we’ve done to our environment. But just criticizing doesn’t help.”

09/13/2017 By Fiona McCann